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Town officials and campers hold up the ribbon at the Avon Crest Park. Wednesday, July 20, 2016.

New Playground for Avon Crest Park

  NISKAYUNA- Before July 20, if kids at the Niskayuna Summer Camp program wanted to use a playground, they had to get a big group of kids together and walk to the complete opposite end of Avon Crest Park. “But…



"Fly, probably," said John Farina, 15. "I'd just like be in the clouds."

My Take

By Sarah Roberts For The Daily Gazette This week we asked young residents what super power would they want to have if they could be a superhero?  


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"Hawaii, because I've never been there." Luli Parzych.

My Take

Sarah Roberts For the Daily Gazette “If you could hop on a plane right now and travel anywhere in the world, all expenses paid, where would you go and why?”  


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Davine Black, of Rosendale's third grade class chose to study Italy for the International Festival. 
Thursday, June 2, 2016.

International Festival

  Students of Mary Neufeld, Glenn Motto and Sue O’Connell at Rosendale Elementary School recently researched countries and cultures of their choice. During the month of May, students worked to become knowledgeable on the social, economic, and political aspects of…



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My Take

By Indiana Nash Gazette Reporter This week, we asked people around the community what issue or cause deserves more attention in the media?    


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Jennifer Ey speaks to students at Hillside elementary. April 22, 2016.

Bringing climate change to the classroom

Jennifer Ey, Chief of Staff for the Special Representative to the Arctic visited Niskayuna schools on April 22 to talk about climate change and its effects on the environment. Ey also works with the Arctic Council, which is a group…




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Learn to Swim Sundays at Niskayuna HS

Learn to Swim Sundays began on Sunday morning, January 31, 2016, at the Niskayuna High School pool. Children and parents test the waters, adjusting to the temperatures and comfortability. The program is held through the Niskayuna School District Continuing Education….